"Alien army invader in the late '30s was quickly translatable from Martian to German." --David Ropeik, Journalist
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.